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Can you get a California real estate license with prior criminal record?

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CalBRE real estate licensing lawyer - FAQ prior crimes and convictions

When you are trying to get your real estate license in CAL so you can start a career in residential or commercial real estate, mortgage lending, property management or selling business opportunities, you want to make sure you are 100% accurate in filling out the application and disclosing ALL prior criminal convictions (ex. DUI, marijuana possession, shoplifting, theft, etc.). Failure to dislose your prior rap sheet (even if innocent and even if you think it was "expunged") can lead to denial of a real estate sales or brokers license, especially if the prior conviction is "substantially related" to the "duties, qualifications and functions" of the real estate profession.  In this important podcast, Attorney Steve explains the basics you need to be aware of. If you need help, call us.

Resources

1.  FAQ re prior convictions and RE license in CA - http://activerain.com/blogsview/4892348/how-to-get-a-real-estate-license-with-a-prior-criminal-conviction-

2. VIDEO: Prior DUI and marijuana convictions DRE - https://youtu.be/uEr_ot8TTR0 

3. Licensing lawyer - go to our licensing homepage.  

If you need help, (Call 877) 276-5084


 

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